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Chocolate Gingersnap Cookies

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time21 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate gingersnap


  • 1 C brown sugar
  • 3/4 C unsalted butter melted
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 C molasses
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 C cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 3/4 C chocolate chips mini
  • 1/4 C sugar for coating


  • In a large mixing bowl or electric mixer, combine brown sugar, melted butter, vanilla, and molasses. Gradually add the melted butter and whisk until smooth.
  • Next, sift the cocoa powder and add to the other ingredients. Stir to combine.
  • Mix in the flour, baking soda, ground ginger, cinnamon, and ground cloves.
  • Add the mini chocolate chips and gently fold them in the cookie dough.
  • Cover the cookie dough with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least one hour.